We are a diverse, highly-motivated team with a dual mission: advance African economies & build generations of business leaders. Our culture enables us to deliver exceptional client outcomes and support each other as we grow into global leaders. We enjoy solving big, tough challenges and working with great people to do it!
You are at the heart of Open Capital, directly leading multiple client projects at a time, solving a diverse range of problems across sectors in Africa, and acting as a trusted advisor to many of the worldâs most exciting and impactful development partners, investors, and businesses. You manage and coach our Analysts and Associates and work closely with Partners and Principals, who coach you as you grow to be a senior leader at a global level.
â¢ Lead multiple projects, solving complex problems and designing impactful solutions for a range of clients, including businesses, investors, and development partners. See here for various past examples
â¢ Implement outcomes that drive impact and results. We are not typical consultants, our work typically extends across multiple engagements working closely with our partners over time to ensure action is taken and support implementation
â¢ Oversee project management and work planning, taking significant responsibility for key milestones and deliverables
â¢ Manage and coach junior team members, while closely collaborating with our Partners and Principals to develop your own skills and experience to become a senior leader at Open Capita
â¢ Support business development and new idea origination, building your own deep networks and developing innovative solutions with our partners
Who you are
You want to make a difference in your work and share our optimism for what we can achieve!
â¢ 5-7 years of proven experience at a top global management consulting firm, investment firm, or experience as an entrepreneur or leader in a high-growth business, with significant responsibility for deliverables and client service. MBA or advanced degree helpful but not required
â¢ Ability to effectively work with clients at all levels and backgrounds, managing complex situations with many stakeholders. Experience in Africa is preferred but not required.
â¢ Interest in sectors helping drive African economies, such as agriculture, energy access, financial services, and healthcare, among others
â¢ Experience managing teams and coaching junior team members
â¢ Excellent communication and analytical skills
â¢ Professional fluency in English with fluency in French or African languages as a strong plus. Applicants interested in Abidjan & Dakar locations should be fluent in both French and English
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